NOTICE: Coronavirus Guidance for School Districts: Per Governor’s executive order, in-school class cancellations remain in effect until at least April 20, 2020.
Emergency Meal Programs: The State Department of Education is authorizing two distinct categories of COVID-19 Emergency Meal Programs in accordance with federal requirements: 1) COVID-19 Emergency Meal Program Limited to Students Attending School in Specific Districts. School districts on this list are only authorized to serve meals to students attending their schools, and any other child age 18 years or younger residing in the same household; 2) COVID-19 Community-wide Emergency Meal Program for Children. Any child age 18 years or younger can receive meal(s) at any meal service and distribution sites in these towns/cities. They do not have to be a resident or attend school in these towns/cities. Check these links often as more locations continue to be added.

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)


Annual Training for SFSP Sponsors

These presentations and resources are from the Connecticut State Department of Education's (CSDE) annual training for SFSP sponsors on March 21, 2019.

Crediting Foods

Policies and Procedures

The documents below identify the Connecticut State Department of Education's (CSDE) policies and procedures for the operation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). If any information conflicts with the SFSP regulations or USDA memoranda, the federal regulations and memoranda take precedence.